One Ph.D. Studentship is available to applicants working in the fields of social justice, gender and equality, human rights and peace and conflict resolution. This studentship covers University tuition fees at the Home/EU rate, and a stipend of £14,000, for a maximum of three years (pro-rata for part-time students).
Awards are made for one year in the first instance and are renewable for up to a further two years (pro-rata for part-time students), subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Students liable to pay international fees may combine the Studentship with another Scholarship (such as the Edinburgh Global Research Scholarship), to cover the entire fee costs.
The closing date for applications is February 1, 2017.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
The studentship is available only to students intending to commence PhD study in the School of Social and Political Science in September 2017 and who are pursuing a PhD topic in one of the following fields: social justice, gender, and equality, human rights, peace and conflict resolution.
When making decisions, the Selection Committee will consider the applicant’s academic achievements, research proposal, research potential, any publications made, any relevant non-academic experience, the degree of support provided by references, and connection of the proposed research with the Chrystal Macmillan themes.
Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply. Financial circumstances are not taken into account.
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